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'Satyamev Jayate' to begin from October 5

First promo of the issue-based show made its debut appearance on micro-blogging site Twitter

Highly educated and ready to mingle? Log on

A slew of websites caters to matchmaking needs of IITians, IIMians and others with high educational qualifications

Twitter improves users' language skills: Study

Research shows out of 100 most used words, only two were shortened; the rest that weren't, averaged 4.5 letters

Indian movie 'Court' bags best debut award at Venice Film Fest

Indian writer-director Chaitanya Tamhane's multilingual courtroom drama won the trophy for its striking narrative style and also bagged the ...

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New study reveals genetic make-up of Europeans

Europeans trace their ancestry to three and not two ancient populations, says a joint research by University of Tübingen, Harvard Medical School ...

Be the change

The Ugly Indian in Bangalore is inspiring people across India to transform the cities they live in, one mile at a time

Here from Pakistan, by design

Choose from home decor essentials, high fashion and exquisite handicrafts at the ongoing lifestyle exhibition, Aalishan Pakistan in New Delhi

The 21 Sikhs of Saragarhi

A small body of Sikhs defended a vital North-West Frontier post against 10,000 Afridi and Orakzai attackers. Yesterday was the 117th anniversary ...

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Rado’s new DiaMaster range of watches

Timeless in ceramic

Rado's new DiaMaster range of watches surprises with its sleek design that vibrates with a traditional, classic appeal

A smart shirt to monitor heart rate

NTT I3 develops software for parent company's wearable electrodes fabric

Your Facebook photos may hold clues to your personality

The study was done by the department of psychology at the University of Wolverhampton

Dress dictators

With TNCA Club's dress code figuring in the Tamil Nadu assembly, clubs across India are under the lens for their archaic regulations

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Kyunkii writer bhi kabhi fan tha

Many years ago in 2000, Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) became a big hit on STAR Plus. It revived the fortunes of the Rupert Murdoch-controlled STAR ...

Muslim angst in the modern world

Images of Islamic militants beheading Western hostages over the past few days have horrified world opinion and dramatically reminded us that ...

Making reforms work for the poor

India's economic growth depends on a number of complex and interlocking factors - economic reforms, programmes, implementation and proper ...

Global warning

In 1989, Francis Fukuyama published an essay in The National Interest entitled "The End of History?" that thrust him into the centre of public ...

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Nilanjana S Roy

Nilanjana S Roy: East of the Sun
Nilanjana S Roy

In comparison to the sophistication and variety of Japan's and China's popular-fiction market India's is still an emerging market

Rahul Dravid

'Cricket's great oral tradition'
Rahul Dravid

Looking on at us from above, Dilip Sardesai, I'm sure, would not want our professional cricketers to turn into - and here I use one of his ...

Vikram Johri

The storyteller and her life
Vikram Johri

While accepting the 2014 Moth Award, novelist Zadie Smith described the process of storytelling, in particular, her process of storytelling. As ...

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Indian wrestlers' pursuit of gold

There is a quiet air of confidence at the wrestling camp being held at Sonepat to prepare India's brightest wrestling prospects for the Asian ...

Chess (#1113)

Chess players often post dramatic things on Twitter. For example, there are ingenious variations on ice-bucket challenges involving fast ...

Chess (#1112)

Fabiano Caruana logged the most dominating of performances to take the Second Sinquefield Cup with two rounds to spare

Chess (#1111)

The world chess title match has run into uncertainty with chances of the champion pulling out. The scheduled start is November 7, 2014, at the ...

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Honda’s Mobilio

Hey, Good Looking

Meet Honda's Mobilio - finally, a multi-purpose vehicle that, while being functional, oozes style

The Mercedes-Benz SLK is a beauty with a beast's heart

The Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG's biggest strength is that despite its uber luxe branding, it can be a car for your daily drive

Beast on a time lease

The Ford Endeavour will be launched in an all-new version next year. In the meantime, here is the revamped SUV. Should you buy it or wait till ...

Mini Cooper Countryman: Stunning retro looks and luxury

The Mini Countryman may have its quirks, but its luxury quotient is unquestionable

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The sound of India

Two men have set up an archive of Indian music and theatre as well as recorded speeches of historical figures

The dilemma of ethics

In the Ramayana, after the battle has been won and Ravana vanquished, the epic instead of winding down to a happy ending throws up a dilemma. ...

History in miniatures

200 objects including Shah Jahan's recipe book, a rare photograph of Bahadur Shah Zafar and the earliest Indian Atlas have been brought to Delhi ...